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Aberdare Boys’ Grammar School

Memories and Memorabilia

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Prefects and Sixth Form 1960-1961

From Alwyn Griffiths, Ken Reynolds and John Castree.

Shower Group 1

Prefects: 1960-61, May 1961
Back Row: Alwyn Griffiths, Richard Jones, John Castree, Terry Smith, Ken Reynolds, Melvyn Roberts
Front Row: William Edward Jones, Cyril Knibb, Byron Pugh (deputy head boy), Wynford Bowen (head boy), Malcolm Chappell, Robert Servini
The photograph was taken in the Shower Room, which at this time doubled as the Prefects Room.
To see the reverse of this photo with the boys’ signatures, click here

Shower Group 2

The boys are in the same order as in the previous photograph, but Mlle. ? the French Assistant, has joined the group.

Group in Upper Playground

Upper Sixth 1960-61, or at least the majority of them. Ken Reynolds thinks that this photo was taken some time in June 1961,
just before the A level exams took place.
Standing: Kenneth Emlyn Reynolds, Wynford Bowen, Roger Lewis Davies, John Williams, David Graham Bevan, Dewi Powell, John Castree,
Alwyn Griffiths, Thomas John Phelan, John Owen Griffiths, Robert Servini, John Francis Godding, Edward John Evans (on wall),
David Melvyn Griffiths, John Marchant Mapp
Kneeling: David Alfred Caesar, David Edward Thomas, Melvyn Roberts, Peter Lewis Rosser.
The photograph was taken at the top of the upper playground.

Shower Group 3

Upper Sixth 1960-61, this one is from John Castree.
Top right: William Edward Jones.
With hand on the dartboard: John Castree.
Front Row: Byron Pugh, Terry Smith, Malcolm Chappell, Cyril Knibb.